5S - Concept borrowed from Japanese manufacturer Kyocera.
Sorting. Going through all tools, materials, and supplies so as to keep only what is essential. Straightening - Arranging tools supplies, equipment and parts in a manner that promotes maximum efficienty. For every thing there should be a place, and every thing should be in its place. Shining. Systematic cleanin to make the workplace and work space as clean and neat as possible. At the end of the shift or workday, every thing is left as it was when the workday started. Standardardizing - Knowing exactly what your responsibiliters are to keep the first three S's Sustaining - Maintaining and reviewing the standards, rigorous review and inspection to ensure order does not slowly slip back into disorder or chaos.